47 Facts About Luke Tyson Fury

1. Luke Tyson Fury was placed fourth in the BBC SPOTY competition and apologised at the ceremony for his comments, saying: "I've said a lot of stuff in the past and none of it is with intentions to hurt anybody.

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2. In 2013, Luke Tyson Fury told an interviewer before his first fight at Madison Square Garden that he would "hang" his own sister if she was promiscuous.

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3. In September 2015 Luke Tyson Fury expressed a desire to run as an independent candidate to be the UK Member of Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale, opining that the government were too focused on immigrants and not enough on homeless people and those with drug and alcohol problems.

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4. Luke Tyson Fury said, "I think it was a calculated boxing performance.

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5. Luke Tyson Fury went the much-needed 10 round distance, defeating Pianeta via a points decision.

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6. Luke Tyson Fury had to come through in his bout against Pianeta.

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7. Luke Tyson Fury weighed in at 258 pounds, 18 pounds lighter than he weighed against Seferi.

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8. On 12 July 2018, it was announced that Luke Tyson Fury would fight former two-time world title challenger Francesco Pianeta on 18 August.

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9. Luke Tyson Fury began to unload heavy shots in round 4 and it appeared many of the shots landed had hurt Seferi, hence why he retired on his stool.

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10. Luke Tyson Fury was then warned by referee Phil Edwards in round 2.

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11. Luke Tyson Fury won the fight after Seferi quit on his stool after round 4.

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12. Luke Tyson Fury weighed 276 pounds at the weigh in, 66 pounds heavier than Seferi.

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13. On 10 January 2018, Luke Tyson Fury made an announcement through his Twitter account stating he would be re-applying for his boxing licence through the British Boxing Board of Control, before mentioning he would defend his Ring Magazine title in April 2018.

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14. On 25 November 2017, Luke Tyson Fury announced his comeback after signing with managerial group MTK Global.

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15. The fact that Luke Tyson Fury had not fought for two years would have caused potential loss of earnings, possibly over £10 million.

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16. On 12 October, Luke Tyson Fury revealed plans on social media that he intended to return to the ring in April 2018 in 'a great fight' and then fight a further two more times in 2018.

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17. On 6 March 2017, Luke Tyson Fury tweeted that his return fight would take place on 13 May 2017 and he was speaking to Frank Warren about possible opponents.

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18. On 23 December, Luke Tyson Fury tweeted that he was back in training ahead of a ring return around April or May 2017.

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19. On 1 February 2018, Luke Tyson Fury was stripped of The Ring magazine's heavyweight championship.

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20. Luke Tyson Fury cited problems with depression after a positive test for cocaine.

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21. Luke Tyson Fury said, "Tyson was the faster and better man tonight.

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22. Luke Tyson Fury went on to win the fight when it came to a halt in the 8th round via RTD.

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23. Luke Tyson Fury claimed he went for an opponent that would give him a challenge rather than an 'easier' opponent, before challenging Klitschko.

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24. Luke Tyson Fury used his jab to trouble Chisora and kept on the outside creating a distance with his longer reach.

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25. Luke Tyson Fury was victorious again after dominating the fight up until Chisora's corner pulled him out at the end of the 10th round.

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26. At this time, Luke Tyson Fury floored Abell with a right hand.

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27. Luke Tyson Fury won the fight via 4th-round TKO, which set up a rematch with Chisora for the Summer.

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28. On 24 January 2014 it was announced that Luke Tyson Fury would fight at the Copper Box Arena against Argentine veteran Gonzalo Omar Basile on 15 February.

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29. Luke Tyson Fury was due to fight David Haye on 28 September 2013, in a fight which would have seen Fury fight on a pay-per-view platform for the first time.

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30. Luke Tyson Fury fought wildly in the first two rounds of the bout, and was floored by Cunningham in the 2nd round.

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31. On 20 February 2013, it was reported that Luke Tyson Fury would fight highly ranked American former world cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham in his United States debut at Madison Square Garden Theater on 20 April.

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32. Luke Tyson Fury claimed he would score a good win, just as rival David Price did when he stopped Matt Skelton, a night earlier.

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33. Luke Tyson Fury said of the fight, "Johnson is just the kind of opponent that I want at this stage of my career,' Fury said.

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34. On 12 November 2012, it was announced that Luke Tyson Fury would fight American world title contender Kevin Johnson in a WBC title eliminator at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on 1 December.

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35. Luke Tyson Fury continued to land heavy punches and opened a cut under his opponent's left eye in the fourth.

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36. Luke Tyson Fury controlled the fight from the onset and stunned Maddalone with a combination in the opening round.

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37. Luke Tyson Fury weighed 245.5 pounds, the lightest weight of his professional career to date.

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38. Luke Tyson Fury put Rogan on the canvas with a left hook in the third round.

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39. On 14 April 2012, Luke Tyson Fury traveled to Belfast to fight at the Odyssey Arena for the vacant Irish heavyweight title.

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40. Luke Tyson Fury vacated his British and Commonwealth belts in order to pursue a future world title match.

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41. Luke Tyson Fury admitted he got caught flush, "He caught me with a good punch and I had to come back from it.

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42. On 17 September 2011, Luke Tyson Fury fought 32-year-old fringe contender Nicolai Firtha in a non-title bout at the King's Hall, Belfast.

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43. On 23 July 2011, Luke Tyson Fury faced undefeated heavyweight Dereck Chisora for the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles at Wembley Arena in London.

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44. Luke Tyson Fury scored two more victories against Tomas Mrazek and Hans-Joerg Blasko before facing McDermott in a rematch on 25 June 2010.

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45. On 11 September 2009, Luke Tyson Fury fought John McDermott for the English heavyweight title, and won via a controversial points decision given by the referee after the full 10 rounds.

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46. Luke Tyson Fury was forced to withdraw from the Irish national championships after officials from the Holy Trinity Boxing Club in West Belfast, the club of the then Irish amateur heavyweight champion, submitted a protest regarding his eligibility.

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47. Luke Tyson Fury is a distant relative of "self-styled King of the Gypsies" Bartley Gorman, hence Fury's own self-styled nickname, 'Gypsy King'.

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